The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom

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Fifty years after the fall of Tibet, the Dalai Lama tries to make a breakthrough in finding a solution to his country's problem.

Cast & Crew

Dalai Lama
Ritu Sarin
Co-Director
Tenzing Sonam
Co-Director
Tenzing Sonam
Screenwriter
Lavinia Currier
Executive Producer
Francesca Von Habsburg
Executive Producer
Tenzing Sonam
Cinematographer
Graham Day
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Jaimie Gramston
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  • Illuminates the increasing complexity and contradictions in regard to the role of the Dalai Lama, exiled in India since 1959.

    June 24, 2010 | Full Review…
  • The Sun Behind the Clouds is a well-made and sobering look at the current state of Tibet's battle for some degree of autonomy.

    June 18, 2010 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • For all its worthiness politically, The Sun Behind the Clouds is a lackluster film.

    April 29, 2010 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • Of the many documentaries that have chronicled Tibet's ongoing struggle for independence, The Sun Behind the Clouds offers the most thorough, balanced and up-to-date assessment of the dilemma facing Tibetans under oppressive Chinese rule.

    April 15, 2010 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • The documentary does a superlative job of examining the half-century dispute over Chinese rule of mountainous Tibet.

    April 1, 2010 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • The Sun Behind the Clouds offers a succinct and sober look at the philosophical impasse at the heart of the Tibetan cause.

    March 31, 2010 | Full Review…

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